Chad le Clos misses podium as Phelps wins 200m butterfly for 20th gold

10 August 2016 - 06:36 By REUTERS

Michael Phelps seized the 20th Olympic gold medal of a swimming career that keeps on giving with a 200 metres butterfly triumph on Tuesday that avenged his stinging 2012 defeat to South African Chad Le Clos. Phelps, who would have had four successive wins in the event but for that London race, has now amassed a record-extending 24 Olympic medals with the chance of another later on Tuesday in the 4x200 freestyle relay.

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